Norwood Cemetery (with photos)

Back in 2016 I decided I would write a blog post every month, which is a routine I have diligently stuck to ever since. It is the only “creative” thing I do after all, and I think it is important

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New Year’s Resolutions 2018

So, it’s just over a year since I didn’t become a better person, which means it must be that time again when I set out my goals for the next 12 months and make my new year’s resolutions. 1. Smoking

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2017 in Review

Tom Fogarty: 2017 in Review

Here’s my very short review of the year; it won’t feature anything topical such as current affairs or any noteworthy news items, it will just be about me and my year. And it will be short because I’ve done fuck

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Movember Woe

Woevember

I spent most of November trying to grow a moustache for Movember, which has become the norm for me at this time of the year but it didn’t go as well as expected this time around. This is mainly my

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2016 in Review (or why you shouldn’t wax your balls at home)

I usually write a roundup of my shit life at the end of each year, and this time I’m doing it slightly earlier than usual as I’m buggering off to Vietnam for a month in just a few days time.

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35

The 3rd of July this year marked the 45th anniversary of Jim Morrison’s death. As controversial frontman of The Doors, Morrison was my first rock hero, and played no small part in introducing me to 60s rock music when I

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Happy Birthday Tom Fog: Part 2

As previously mentioned, my birthday this year was somewhat overshadowed by the sudden death of rock legend, Lemmy. Following suit, David Bowie decided to drop down dead a few days later, and then Alan Rickman had the audacity to kick

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RIP Lemmy (but Happy Birthday Tom Fog)

It will come as no surprise to anyone who knows me – or anyone that has read this blog a handful of times – that I am not really a fan of Christmas. I find it a lonely, depressing time

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2015 in Review

(or to be more accurate, My Shit Life in 2015) It’s that time of year again when I like to look back and assess my achievements over the past year, and also briefly summarise any  important news stories that have

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As Old As Gold

“Too old to Rock ‘n’ Roll, too young to die” sang Jethro Tull (the prog-rock singer, not the rotational crop farmer and inventor of the seed drill). Well I recently bought a pair of ridiculously tight skinny fit jeans of

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